A new, low-interest loan program is giving residents of St. Louis incentive to make energy efficient improvements to their homes. GreenHELP aims to help homeowners make their houses more eco-friendly and potentially trim their energy expenses, reports St.
Windows play pivotal roles in the look and, perhaps more importantly, the efficiency of a home. When it comes to replacing those windows, the task isn’t always simple – or inexpensive. You want windows that not only provide great views,...
As times change and building practices advance, student housing has graduated as well from traditional dorm standards of simply cramming beds, desks and people into tiny spaces. A new complex converted from a former office building in the Netherlands uses...
We upgrade our phones every year, yet we’re reluctant to outfit our kitchens with technology that ensures they outlast the next decade of fads. According to Innit, an eating technology company that has developed a connected food platform, home renovators...
A reimagined industrial grain container in Denmark has been named the best tall building in Europe, reports Mansion Global. The structure was recognized by the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The Silo, now a 17-story apartment building...
After a destructive hurricane season last year, homeowners throughout much of the southern United States are looking to better protect their homes as another season looms. They’re increasingly turning to durable materials, such as metal roofing. According to Metal Roofing...
Spring has sprung, and as temperatures rise across the country, so does interest among homeowners for sprucing up around the house and remodeling. Spending on home improvements is expected to grow nearly 5 percent in 2018, according to the National...
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Users can easily try different color options, create custom palettes and share results in a variety of ways.
The tool was inspired by similar virtual tools, like the car builders seen on many automakers’ websites.
While preparing for climate change is a reality for today’s homeowners, lessening the impact on the earth’s resources also continues to be a key concern.
While saving on labor costs might attract DIYers, the hidden costs to any project may send them packing.
When you remodel your home, you don’t have to throw everything out and start from scratch.
This report shows that PACE financing is a great way to safely and effectively make important home improvements.
Like the foundation of a building, a floor is only as strong as its core.
The most common places to find household leaks are your toilet, sinks or water heater.
According to Builder Magazine, more than half of homeowners are planning to spend money on renovations this year.
A single additional layer of protective coating on your home’s exterior can have a profound effect on its ability to withstand the weather.
A degree or two may not feel like much of a difference, but it's a change you'll definitely see on your energy bill.
The tax credit includes ENERGY STAR qualified metal roofs and other types of certified cool roofs.